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Shakespeare allusions appear everywhere from LOL cats to cell phone commercials to the best television series ever.

Waldman overlays her comic situations and satiric conversations with ironic literary allusions and witty wordplay.

She calls shady allusions about her family “defamatory and degrading,” and “clearly anti-Semitic.”

Part of the fun of True Detective is geeking out on all the symbols and allusions Pizzolatto has packed into his narrative.

Despite these historical allusions, no one can accuse Bailey of being stuck in the past.

But Decker's and Ben Jonson's works abound in allusions to tobacco, its uses and abuses.

Hence the danger—ever to be avoided—of using classical allusions in teaching the average student.

These and similar allusions are merely translated, and have therefore no special significance.

They have, indeed, been reproached with having carried this taste for allegories and allusions a little too far.

Its allegory, its learned literary allusions, its delving into obscure historic events, preclude any hope of popular success.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to allusions, such as: quotation, connotation, remark, inference, suggestion, and innuendo.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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